Galtier’s big rant

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The coach of OGC Nice called for a general awareness following the incidents which marred the match between Lyon and Marseille last Sunday.

The image of Ligue 1 has been tarnished in recent months by repeated incidents in the stadiums. A scourge that struck OGC Nice a few months ago. After the assault of a supporter on Dimitri Payet during the Lyon-Marseille shock, Christophe Galtier, passed through the two clubs in another life and today at the helm of the Aiglons, banged his fist on the table.

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“It can happen to anyone! “

We must raise the debate, not stop at the statements of each otherexclaimed the technician at a press conference. We have a person who assaulted a player. That person is a delinquent. After that, know what the consequences will be for the club… No one is immune from this. I remember when it happened to us there were a lot of comments. But it can happen to anyone, with the best security service ”.

Should we put nets to avoid projectiles, create stadiums with nets everywhere and we play in a cage? No, continued Galtier. There has to be an awareness of everyone on how we have to do so that this does not happen again. (…) You have to hit very hard on people who behave badly, and not wait for the object to reach the player. We must not close our eyes when the object arrives on the field, ”concluded the Nice coach.

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